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impacted by the sandy high school elementary school shooting. >>> no delays on 695, we are dealing with freezing rain and sleet across the region. a live look in wood lawn where the winter weather arrived. i will let you know how this weather will affect your commute, coming up on good morning maryland. a young girl's desk will be emptied this morning. >> the 10-year-old girl was killed during a house fire. this is the damage left behind, windows blown out , the siding is black , there is a notice of condemnation. the fire broke out saturday night on hayward in dundalk. firefighters say the victim whose friend was inside the home with her mother, grand father and five children when the fire happened. >> everybody was just sitting there. i was hoping she would be okay, they said she was asleep while this was happening. she died. her family is inside the hospital. >> my friend was a nice girl. i miss her. >> investigators say raven died from smoke inhalation and burns. 7 other people who lived in the house made it out. they are expected to be okay. officials still aren't sure whether
demonstrators hit the streets... seeking somm mmjor changes. 3 pth - hurricane sandy porka couple of weeks ago the u.s. house aaprrved $9.7 billion in the white house asked for another 50 billion. so, he & house auuhorrzed a total of more than $60 billion.that money will go to people in new york and new jersey. the hardest hit by sandy. funds also go to conneecicut, money also goes to ssatessthat weren't affected such as vermont, indiana and georgia.&pdo it this way. arizona, michigan aad south carolina are the only states left out. - the other 47 states and dc get hurriccne sandy relief monny. even alaska and hawaii.see, this is how wassington works. white house hhef of staff rahm emmanuel nnooriously said & never let aacrisis go too waste. and washingtoon doessnt. while theenatiin -3 shows coopassion in a crisis, & washinggon pooiticians behave like looters running from thee electrooics storeewith vs under their rms. except in this case, they plunder tte treasuryysadly, ttis is commonplace. virrually every & spending biil issloaded with million
. and the plungers are back. we have head live to sandy point for the annual polar bear plunge. wbal-tv saturday starts now. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] >> good morning, everybody. welcome to this special polar bear plunge edition of 11 news saturday morning. i'm kate amara. stan? >> we had some flurries driving in but not going to be anything but flurries. one benefit. because we have this include deck overhead, it's held the temperatures up a little bit. so it's not as bitterly cold this morning. >> our readings are mostly in the low to mid temperatures. i've got the satellite in hear. you see a lot of overcast. gray shading over the mid-atlantic reading. this is a little second impulse. it's not lake-effect snow. it's just a second impulse coming along the flow in the upper atmosphere. it's coming out of the great lakes. so we may see a little bit of this off and on but it's not accumulating-type snow. we'll see breaks in the clouds. the trend temperature-wise over the next few days is up, up, up. we'll talk about that coming up in a few minutes. >> we'll take tha
. because people are starting to show up here at sandy point state park because at 1:00 it's the 17th annual maryland state police plunge. all the money goes to the special olympics and the special olympic athletes. thank you for being here. how are you doing? >> i'm doing great. this is impressive, isn't it? >> unbelievable. the energy is amazing. the way our athletes warm people's souls, it's a balmy day out here. >> you said that so-so well and it's true. jimmy myrick one of the first people who started the super plunger last night came in and everybody went crazy. >> unbelievable inspiration to us all. he embodyies the concept that athletes transform lives and build a better community. >> it must be an honor to have your job here with special olympics maryland because to be around such special people. >> the word honor is right. i'm the luckiest person here to be able to work with people like you and everybody who comes out to support. we will have 20,000 people out here. 11,000 will go in the bay to raise $the 2.6 million to raise the statewide funds. >> i say you should go once in you
of two victims from the tragic sandy hook elementary shooting showing two very different views. >> the problem is not gun laws. the problem is a lack of civility. >> reporter: his son james died in the attack questions whether new gun laws will make a difference. and saying accountability andp coarsement are the key. >> and we should hold people individually accountable for their actions and we should enforce laws appropriately and we're not. >> reporter: he brought a photo of his son, the six-year-old judgesy lewis, another victim at sandy hook elementary. >> and he was my son, my best buddy and best friend. >> reporter: he pointed to more restrictions, likeout outlawing high-capacity clips and improved gun safety. >> and i know both sides need to work together to pass regulations working for everybody. >> reporter: the topic tackled by the white house, top police officials from communities affected by recent mass shootings, including the newtown meeting with president obama. >> if law enforcement officials who were dealing with this stuff every single day can come to some bak
, the senate is to vote on a $51 billion package to help victims of .uperstorm sandy lawmakers are expected to approve the measure. they send it to the president next week. billouse passed the .arlier this month president obama said he will sign the bill. >> civil rights groups and other todayzations plan to call president obama and congress. to act onthem immigration reform this year. it comes as president obama to nevada tomorrow to discuss his plans on immigration reform. today, groups and senators are expected to announce the plan a pathway toeate 11 million for the immigrants already in the united states. it is 5:18 right now. onm caskey joining us here set. laptop here.e i am looking at things closely. we have observations -- i am seeing a little bit of everything. the washington area. -- us break it down for the live superh a doppler seven radar. tome, dark blue, pink , -- usually the white indicates no. pink is mixed precipitation. -- indicates snow. pink is mixed precipitation. fredericksburg reporting light snow. at reagan national. martinsburg and hagerstown reporting freezing ra
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the incident quickly. >> the cause of the fire is under investigation. sandy point state park was the place to be saturday as 13,000 people braved the icy waters of the chesapeake bay for the 17th annual polar bear plunge. the annual event raises money for special olympics maryland. our very own rob roblin, a plunge fan favorite spoke to some of the super plungers as they came out of the water. >> how are you doing, angel? >> cold but having a blast. this just brings joy to my heart every year. the these people want to be a part of our lives and community and that's all i could ask for. >> early numbers show more than $2 million was raised this year. we're told a final number will be out later in the >> welcome back, good morning, everyone. it's going to be another chilly start for us but not nearly as cold as the last couple of days. i think we'll make it back above freezing. a mix of sun and a few clouds. the clouds are going to thicken up tonight some time after tonight there is the possibility of a little bit of freezing rain and or sleet and we will see the chance for the monday morni
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a big disaster relief package for the victims of superstorm sandy. it amounts to $50 billion. that money goes to help families and businesses all up and down the east coast. so they can rebuild following the damage done by sandy back in october. family members of a new york city woman who vanished while vacationing in turkey have now arrived in istanbul. her husband and brother landed a short time ago. that 33-year-old mom left on a solo trip abroad three weeks ago and she kept in regular contact with the family and she was supposed to be back last tuesday, but when the plane landed, she was not on it. a call to the landlord of the hotel where sierra was staying revealed all of her things were still in her room. when asked if she may have run off, her husband says no way. >> not in the way that you might be referring to them. i have no doubt whatsoever, you know, that's not a question in my mind. she was excited to come back home. >> now steven says he's not leaving turkey without his wife. the state departnt and the turkish police looking for her. >>> still ahead, recipes, cute cartoo
recommendations on school safety in the wake of sandy hook's school shooting will have its first meeting today. during that meeting, the 16 member panel will get updates and review the status of the sandy hook investigation. police are continuing to process evidence in the aftermath of the december shooting in connecticut. 20 first graders and six staff members were all killed. the gunman lanza killed himself when police stormed the building. the report is due on march 15th. >>> a connecticut woman has found a creative way to turn guns into necklaces and bracelets. jewelry for a cause started as a fundraising tool for schools and groups. it's now in a few retail stores across the u.s. and recently they've turned guns from newark, new jersey and the police department there into jewelry called the caliber collection, orders are coming in from all over including those who have been victims of violence. >> people who have had destruction in their lives due to illegal guns and they're also really proud to wear this as a symbol of support and comfort. >> 20% of the proceeds made from the caliber co
guess you could say it is perfect for the polar bear plunge. it is not only snowing here and at sandy point, it is snowing at ocean city. let's look at the boardwalk. coming down on the beach as well. statewide, we are dealing with this fast-moving weather system. let's take the temperatures. air temperature, beach whether -- winds of the southwest with a wind chill of 9. water temperature -- 36 degrees. the water temperature -- 34. just called. perfect for these guys, these polar bears, that is for sure. it will stay that way tonight. snow coming in from the west. this is 6:30 in the morning, just coming in from the mountains. but look when it will end. this is already the back edge of the snow. a couple hours, and we will be done with it. winter weather advisory all across central and southern maryland. the mountains already have 4 to 5 inches of snow. great conditions for skiers. drudge no. that produces the powdery nature to it. -- dry snow. temperatures in the teens all the way back to the mountains. here, a fresh coating of snow, a fresh busting in spots. again, it looks like th
sandy. >> we have the polar bear plunge coming up saturday. it is going to be a cold one, that is for sure. the beach temperature onshore is 26 degrees right now. it feels like 14 with the northwest wind. the inner harbor water temperature is about 20 degrees. down at thomas point light, the water temperature there is 37. water temperatures at sandy point state park in the mid- 30's. by 1:00, wind chill is about 19. sunny skies in the afternoon, but the high temperature is only around the freezing point. the air temperature around freezing and the wind chill in the teens. we have colder temperatures tonight. the morning steelmaker off the coast is pulling away. 27 at annapolis. 18 in downtown baltimore. skies will cloud up as we go through the overnight with the next weather system approaching. that system is likely to bring another round of light snow tomorrow. nothing up for baltimore yet. i expect that will change by 11:00. a winter storm warning in garrett county. six below zero at international falls, 22 in chicago. colder temperatures in western canada and they will
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the classroom secure. >> abc 7 news is live with more on this for us. laura? >> before sandy hook this, school district was in the process of installing security cameras on the five campuses. now, they'll take that effort further. doors in the school district will start sporting these. inside wrrx w.a push of the button. >> we want to do what we can to keep our kids safe to signal to the community and to teachers and staff that we need to do our part. >> this move in the wake of the deadly rampage in sandy hook elementary cool. -- school=)ñ. the new handles will replace theqñ current type on some 200 stores that now lock using a key. the cost is about $60,000. parents seem to think it'sñ a common sense approach to beefing up security on campuses that are typically wide open. >> this i gegs makes sense. >> now, it isn't the only school district moving to beef up security down the road n or5q yinda, they're looking at new locks that can be lock;-from the inside n martinez they have that type but have adopted a new policy they remain locked during the school day. >> senator feinstein will inro
more than two dozen children and adults were killed in sandy hook school, one school district is making a wholesale change in the type of locks currently used to keep their classrooms secure. we have the report now from stanley middle school in lafayette. >> by the end of the month, classroom doors in lafayette school district will have new handle that's lock from the inside with a push of the but ro on. >> there is a new lock with a push button device so we can have instant lock up for classrooms and release when we need to get out. >> the move in the wake of the deadly camp yaij at sandy hook school where a young man went from classroom to classroom, killing 26 first graders teachers and administrator autos we want to do what we can to keep our kids safe. and to signal to the staff that we need to do our part. >> new handles will replace the current types. the cost of the change is about $60,000. parents seem to think it's a common sense approach to beefing up security on the campus. >> i guess this makes sense. >> i think that would be very sad for stud dwronts lose what they have to
deploying to hurricane sandy. before that, we're fighting wildfire autos the forces today have known for about nine months, giving them time to prepare. it turns out california is an ideal place for them to train as much terrain here is similar to what is found in afghanistan. >> still to come here tonight, california senator feinstein leads a new charge on capitol hill to ban assault weapons. a police chief responds to opposition by the nra. >> a 7 on your side investigation proms regulators to look into a company accused of misrepresenting work as part of a government rebate program. i'm michael finney. the story is straight ahead. >> also tonight a san francisco water front property about to get an extreme makeover. moving forward without forgetting its past. >> and. >> i company whose >>> california senator feinstein is trying again to get assault weapons banned. on capitol hill today, she introduces a bill to outlaw 158 military style assault weapons and claims to have a lot of backing. this is a photo sent to abc 7 news by a local contingent in washington today in support of th
. >> reporter: the lawmakers say the shootings at sandy hook shows that assault weapons need to be banned. >> a number of police who came to newtown said to me, we could not have stopped that shooter. even with the body armor we were wear with that kind of assault weapon. >> reporter: but vice president biden downplayed the need for an assault weapons ban thursday. he says those weapons are only used in a small percentage of crimes. >> i'm much less concerned quite frankly about what you call an assault weapon than i am about magazines. and the number of rounds it can be held in a magazine. >> reporter: and even sponsors of the bill acknowledge an assault weapons ban is a tough sell on capitol hill. >> we owe it to our constituents and our country to try. >> reporter: the nra calls the feinstein bill a wrong headed approach and says gun bans don't work. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >> there are more than 2,000 types of hunting and sporting firearms which would not be affected by this ban. >>> democrats and republicans in the senate can apparently agree at least on something. yest
if a theater at 11:00. gerry sand ufcy will be there and the cheerleaders and poe will be on hand. >> sandy point park was the site of the polar bear plunge and it lived up to its name after the coldest week. >> it's probably fair to say that all year long nothing sounds quite like this. >> ravens fans put your game faces on. >> nothing feels quite like this and nothing can really compare to this. the ritual, the rite of passage that is the maryland state police polar bear plunge. >> ♪ and the home of the brave ♪ [applause] >> the view from above, thanks to captain roy, gives true sense of this enormity. 13,000 plunged into the icy chesapeake into what has grown to be the most successful fundraiser. it's for the special olympics. all night long dozens of super plungers met the water 24 times and raised nearly a $250,000 dollars. our rob roblin, a plunge fan favorite spoke to some athletes on their way out of the water. >> how are you doing, angel? >> this brings joy to my heart. every year. these people want to be part of our lives and our community and that's all i could ask for. >> o
. the shooting of sandy hook elementary school prompted these rallies. >> if it can happen in newtown, it can happen in any town, in any city, in any state, until they make these federal laws. >> stacey mccoy walked in honor of seven-year-old chase rings , one of the 20 first graders killed. joined the march on washington to demand safer communities. >> that means getting rid of the guns. >> police departments are helping. saturday, hundreds of people from the west coast to the east coast packed gun buyback events. >> the programs here in bridgeport, connecticut, has been going on for a month. officers collected about 600 weapons. >> taking a lot of pistols and taken a will lot of shotguns. >> it's leading to huge problems. >> people are afraid that our gun rights are going to be taken away. >> many at the rallies on saturday say they want to get guns out of the hands of dangerous people. not take away everyone's second amendment rights. tatiana anderson for cbs news, bridgeport, connecticut. >> a big turnout at another bay area gun buyback. offer of cash for weapons was an incentive
billion in aid for victims of hurricane sandy which hit the northeast over three months ago. >>> the pentagon is about to expand its cyber-security force five-fold to meet increasing threats against the nation's computer networks. the expansion would add 4,000 people to a unit that only has 900 employees now. >>> two oil barges hit a railroad bridge on the mississippi river near vicksburg and began leading crude oil. the coast guard says a leaking tank filled with 80,000 gallons of crude has been contained. >>> back in 1999, the colorado grand jury looking into the death of jonbenet ramsey voted to indict her parents on charges of child abuse resulting in death. but the court said there was not enough evidence in the case. >>> president obama is a football fan that thinks the game will have to change because of the danger from the violent hits involved. the president told the new republic it will be better for the players. especially those still in college. >>> casey anthony has filed for bankruptcy on debts of almost $800,000. she faces three civil lawsuits, but most of the
declared a of emergency. seven people were killed on sunday. the victims of superstar sandy may be about to get some relief from the government. it has been almost three months since the storm hit the east coast. the bill was passed by the house last week. president obama said he will sign it as soon as it crosses his desk. >> how would you like your banks at the airport to come to you? united airlines will deliver your bags to your doorstep for a cost. $49.95 for 3 to 8 bags. twitter has a problem. cracker barrel wants to give you a taste of home in your home. jane king has the bloomberg business report. did i read that right? >> good morning. i'm afraid you did. there's some bad news. the weather forecast is better than last year but not enough to cover corn and soybean. cracker barrel wants to sell its own brand of food in grocery stores. this follows similar moves by other restaurants. the s&p and a five-year high. people are talking about dow 14,000. we are not far away. this morning there is a quiet start to things. we'll get returns from yahoo!. have you tried out twitter's new se
on a $50 billion aid package for victims of superstorm sandy. a bill was approved in the house earlier this month. senators expect to approve the measure it and then send it to president obama this week. >> a bipartisan group of senators said to announce the foundation of what could be sweeping immigration reform legislation. the senators will unveil the plan during a news conference this afternoon. it is expected to include tougher border security and a pathway to citizenship for the 11 million illegal immigrants already in the united states. president obama will travel to nevada tomorrow to lay out n reform. >> you can feel the bus already. six days away from the super bowl where the baltimore ravens will take on the san francisco 49ers. -- you can feel the buzz. >> baltimore gave them a sendoff. suzanne is at the inner harbor with players and fans. i imagine they're getting pretty excited. >> they are pretty excited. a great way to spend your lunchtime. even the rain and cold weather is not keeping these ravens fans away. they are bundled up, wearing red and black, here to give the
that we have 43. sandy 1 $1 million. next number -- 11. after that is 12. then 45. nights power ball number -- match this and you are always a winner. tonight is the number 9. make sure you check this tickets carefully. from all of us, have a great >> now, the 11 sports with gerry sandusky. >> a bit of an odd coincidence that 49 ravens will play in their first super bowl against the forty-niners. you will have heard any number -- for the most part, the players pay little to no attention. they will treasure playing in their first super bowl. ray lewis plays in his last nfl game. they will not think about every minute of the game. not until likely the last minute. asked reagan -- ravens players. they want to make sure john harbaugh has bragging rights. players who have worked their entire career to get to this game -- this opportunity, this stage, do not really care about the story lines. they care about winning. >> we are going to work. all the side stories, you are not playing in the game, you can enjoy that. but as players we are going to hunker down and focus on the task at hand. >
in sandy hook and aurora colorado. that led to hundreds of vendors pulling out including one of the main sponsors. cabela's and the show indefendant knit postponement. it was slated to open next saturday. this will have far-reaching ripple effects. first, it is a 43 million dollar loss for the region and think about that. the show draws around 1200 vendors and thousands of attendees from all over including here in maryland. the visitors won't spend any money on hotels or food in harrisburg. now the vendors themselves will lose money in lost sales and unbooked trips and it will hurt local economies and the cities and states from which they are from. gun rights groups are haling the move as victory for the second amendment and letters are headed to the tom corbett asking him to allow the show to go on without the event organizer and one without weapons bans. no word this morning on whether the move is gain anything traction. >>> five things to know on this friday morning. vice president joe biden heads to richmond virginia to selling the gun policy agenda and is expected to speak at common
friendly. >> current temperatures in the mid to upper 30's in tehe bay. the water temperature around sandy point will be around 37. could be some snow on the ground. people will have bragging rights. thank you, jim. ava marie, wbal-tv 11 news. >> 6:49. a busy overnight for firefighters after a fire guts a downtown building. building at north calvert caught fire. it quickly spread. firefighters had to pull back and a tax it from the outside -- and attack it from the outside. nobody was injured. andy harris is sponsoring a bill for term limits that would hold senators for two consecutive six-year terms. >> time to check the winter weather and the commute. unfriend has the latest. -- jennifer franciotti has the latest. >> this is york road. plows have gone through. if you park your car outside, that is what you'll be facing. lots of school districts calling in with a two-hour delay. the buses are trying to make time for the salt trucks to get through so it is safer for students. check the ticker on the bottom of the screen or go to our website, wbaltv.com. about half an inch of snow on the si
billion relief bill for superstorm sandy. the money will help the hardest hit areas in new york, new jersey and connecticut. some arked it will add to the nation's growing debts unless spending cuts are made elsewhere. president obama has promised to sign the bill if it makes it to his desk. >>> the battle between lawmers over gun control. tonight vice president joe biden took his push for tougher gun control laws on the road as a prominent democratic senator vows to passault weapons ban. jennifer davis has that story. >> reporter: vice president joe biden continues the administration's push for tighter gun restrictions following the massacre in newtown. today it's a round table discussion in richmond, virginia with gun safety experts called in after the 2007 virginia tech shootings. thursday it was an online discussion. >> just like you don't have the right to go buy an m1 tank, just like you don't have the right to buy an automatic weapon. >> reporter: biden says the administration supports the second amendment but believes tighter gun laws are needed to protect americans. >> i'm m
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coming up. >>> freezing temperatures causing more problems for victims of super storm sandy. why residents are waiting so long for repairs. >>> let's give you another live look outside. that is the east shore freeway. interstate 80 westbound, eastbound looking good. time now 6:40. you in heaven. wrapped in luxury. you in action. you in motion. you in luck. play in style. talking stick resort, scottsdale. book now to enjoy cactus league spring training rates. >>> good morning, to you. and welcome back. a good looking starlet to the day but a chilly start to the day getting outdoors this morning it's a cold one. >>> victims of super storm sandy are being tested again. this time by frigid cold temperatures. some gas lines in queens, new york are still not working. people have been forced to resort to space heaters and blankets to stay warm. residents have been flooding the gas company with calls but they say it's difficult for them to come out and make repairs. >> if you're not here you get skipped over and have to wait again. so you have no choice. >> there is one big source of hel
sandy relief efforts. we'll have live coverage of the senate when they return at 2:15 eastern here on c-span2. going to take you live next acrosstown in washington to the democratic national committee and their winter meeting about to get underway. they're going to hear from democratic national committee chairman, debbie debbie wasserman schultz. it should get underway shortly here on c-span2. democratic national committee chairman debbie wasserman schultz will speak shortly talking about the democratic party's agenda and challenges ahead for the 113th congress. we'll have live coverage when she gets underway on c-span2. a look at the agenda ahead in transportics with secretary ray a are hood who called on congress to pass a five-year long-term transportation bill. [applause] >> hello, everybody. thank you very much. good noontime to all of you and thank you for including me again in your program. i want to ask all of our dot team gathered for lunch to stand up and be recognized. all dot stand up and be recognized. [applause] thank you all. thank you. i know that trb wouldn't be what it
gun sales. after the massscre at sandy hook elementaay school, dc's &peleanor holmes norron, said the onus is now on ordinarr citizens to get involved. norton sayss "no more moaning. about it! (cheers) ii the ccowd, there were a few people who vehemently oppose restricting assault weapons, pmmunition magazinee, or baakground checks for all ggn will not work or make a difference. what will make a differencee prosecute guus whh commit un crimes." a minnster asked the crowd to praa in the direction of the white house for success of the obama administraaion's efforts to contrrl guns. ii's going to take more than s:- prayer.duncan says: "we'll do everything in our powwr to makk sure that we pass legislation that makes our childrrn and ouu families, or communities, safer. but we can't do it byyourselves. we together, oohing, nothing can stop us. thank you very much." n-r-a did not have an immediatt response to the rally. in the past, the group has opposed any restrictionn on un sales. john henrehen fox 55news. the archdiocese oo baltimore ssonsored a bone marrow dri
their revolution. >>> people still struggling to recover from hurricane sandy three months later are hoping for help from capitol hill. monday, the senate will vote on whether to provide $50 billion in emergency relief. the senate passed this bill last year but have to vote again since the house delayed the vote and hen passed the bill during the new 113th congress. >>> aviation experts are startings to unravel the huge problems with the huge boeing 787 dreamliner. they found a short circuit and an uncontrolled came 8:00 reaction. they have since grounded the 787 until the investigation is completed. >>> well, now that we have had a week of coping with cold and snow, are you ready for a warmup? >> how about that? i am. howard's got the seven day forecast coming up right after the break. keep i >>> good morning, welcome back to 9news now on this friday morning. it's 5:14. and we have a school closing to add to the list. st. mary's county is closed this morning. and a good way to have a nice long holiday weekend for those people. >> they are enjoying it. they had a 5.7-inch snow total there.
: on display are the guns lawmakers want banned, including the type of gun used in the sandy hook elementary school shooting. president obama supports a assault weapons ban. including mothers. >> when kids can't feel safe at school, it is time to put their safety above politics, above profits and enact legislation. >> reporter: dianne feinstein says passing the bills will be challenging. >> reporter: what will you do to get them on your side? >> well, it has to be the people of america. red state or a blue state. somebody picks up the phone and calls their representatives. >> reporter: supporters say the bills would protect gun owners by excluding rifles. the national rifle association says the bill is disappointing but not surprising and americans know bans does not work. the nra is confidence washington will reject the bill. >>> vice president joe biden used a chat on google to throw his support behind the assault weapons ban. >> police organizations support it because they get out gunned. they are out gunned on the street. >> joe biden said the violence in america is from gang bangers, th
. proceeds will benefit the sandy hook school support fund. >>> tuesday is super bowl media day at the spro dome in new orleans. that's when fans fill the stands to watch their favorite super bowl players get interviewed by the press. >>> wednesday, tax season officially begins, ugh. the irs begins processing individual income tax returns, 1040 forms. other forms can be filed in late february or early march. new tax laws force the irs to update their systems and delay filing season this year. >>> on thursday senate confirmation hearings begin for defense secretary chuck hagel. he has secured support from several key senators but he's expected to face tough questioning from some republican opponents. and friday is expected to be hillary clinton's last day as secretary of state. the exact timing of her departure depends on hearings for john kerry who president obama tapped to replace her. that will do it for me. cnn newsroom continues right now with don lemon. have a great week. >>> hello, everyone. top of the hour. i'm don lemon. thank you so much for joining us. survivors of a nightclub fir
the shooting at sandy hook elementary school in newtown, connecticut proves there is a need to ban assault weapons. >> newtown fundamentally changed things. >> reporter: but the nra says law-abiding citizens need the same technology the criminals have. >> that means we believe in our right to defend ourselves and our families with semi- automatic firearms technology. >> reporter: the nra has a lot of support here on capitol hill especially in the house where many say an assault weapons ban has little chance of being passed. >> this is going to be a tough go. >> reporter: and it may be tough to win over some of the public, as well. on wednesday, sheriffs in missouri, california and texas announced they would not enforce new gun control laws such as an assault weapons ban. >> if there are laws passed that i feel and can prove that are unconstitutional, we will not enforce those rules and i think i have the powers to do that. >> reporter: president obama is sending vice president biden on the road to gather public support. >> we are going to take it to th
that. and as arctic air spreads east elaine quijano talks to folks still homeless after sandy. >> last night, i stayed in the tent because it was not fit for man nor beast outside. it was bad. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. the u.s. military is making one of the biggest policy changes in its history. we learned today that the defe
was destroyed in superstorm sandy. he was living in a hotel when the bug slammed him. >> it's like every sickness you have ever had in your life and put it together. >> reporter: this year's strain of the flu was taking a heavy toll on the elderly. seniors account for 90% of all flu-related deaths so they are being warned to be extra careful. randall pinkston cbs news, new york. >>> we're on the super bowl ticket trail. where the tickets are ending up and when prices may actually go down. >> then, proud papa. his son is one of the hottest athletes in the world. colin kaepernick's dad talks about his boy's meteoric rise. >> hey, colin and crew, beat the ravens, baby. good luck. >> go, 49ers, ra, ra, ra. the whole bay area is cheering for you! >>> yeah, you spend money getting to super bowl and you'll spend money when you get there. 9ers fans will have a brand-new nfl shop to spend some big bucks in while in new orleans next weekend. today city officials cut the ribbon for the new convention center in new orleans. the center will houses the 60,000-sq
suspect. >> all right tom, thank you. gun reform remains a hot topic on the wake of the deadly sandy hook shooting. senator feinstein introduces a ban today that would ban assault weapons. it is stricter than the 1994 ban but does not cover guns already owned. >> a new reporter is making a startling claim about the metropolitan police department. more than 100 reported sexual assaults were not properly investigated. jennifer donelan spoke with the author of the article and she spoke with victims. >> on the humets watch human rights allegedlies that the police department did not take victims seriously and even discouraged them at time she was 23 years old when a man put a knife to her neck and tried to rape her. >> i said it that night and i say it every day that you're not lonning to me. i have a feeling that a lot of women feel that way. >> she recounted her case as a robberyry. she made no mention of the rape. >> they changed it enough so it would not be considered a sexual assault. >> the human rights watch listed this reporter where they found 170 c
of the sandy hook massacre. >>> manti te'o has agreed to his first on-camera interview since the scandal broke about his girlfriend that never was. te'o and his parents will sit down with abc's katie couric, for a show airing this thursday. in an offcamera interview with espn, te'o acknowledged he handled the situation poorly. but he denied any involvement in the hoax. >>> and as you already know, it is all about the super bowl match-ups this morning. with all the highlights, here's espn news. >> i'm hakem dermish with your "sportscenter." and ray's ride continues. ray lewis and the ravens, taking on tom braidy and the patriots for a trip to the super bowl. new england takes a 10-7 lead. fourth quarter we go. baltimore up one. joe flacco to anquan boldin. touchdown, baltimore. an 11-yard touchdown from flacco to anquan boldin. that capped off the game for baltimore. 240 yards, 3 touchdowns, no interceptions for flacco. and the baltimore ravens are going to the super bowl, winning 28-13. >>> we're in atlanta for the nfc championship game. colin kaepernick and the 49ers, taking on matt ryan and
and the sandy hook elementary school. >>> our state will be represented in this year's inaugural parade. university of maryland marching band will serenade the audience with music. it's selected from more than 2,000 bands who applied to take part. this is video of the band performing in front of fellow university student. this is the 4th time in the 104 year history they are taking part in the celebration. >>> remember we are your home for the complete inauguration coverage. we will have live team coverage in the nation's capital and we have a special section on the abc2tv app. down load that app from the app store. >> and if you are looking forward to heading down there, we need to bundle up. >> yes, you do. it's going to be a chilly day especially this morning. but as we go into the afternoon i will calling it more seasonable. we won't get the arctic blast until tomorrow. you see the low temperatures this morning, these will be our high temperatures tomorrow. so oh, yes, we are going to feel it. right now, in perry hall, temperature at 26 degrees. 24 in west friend hip. around at 30 a
. >> sandy point state park was the place to be for the brave, committed, chilly and brave hearted. the 17th annual polar bear plunge lived up to its name after the coldest week in the winter season. 11 news debra wiener has more. >> it's probably fair to say that all year long nothing sounds quite like this. >> and 11 is out there with your game faces on. >> nothing feels quite like this and nothing can really compare to this. the ritual, the rite of passage that is the maryland state police polar bear plunge. >> ♪ and the home of the brave ♪ [applause] >> the view from above, thanks to captain roy, gives the true sense of this enormity. 13,000 plunged into the icy which he is beak into what has grown to be the most successful fundraiser in our history. all night long dozens of super plungers met the water 24 times and raised nearly a quarter of ooh million dollars. >> you're cold. how are you doing, angel? >> wonderful. i'm tired but having a glass. this just brings joy to my heart. every year when we do this event. it just brings me great joy. these people want to be a part of our l
of the fire though is still being investigated. >>> the first meeting of the sandy hook advisory commission happens today. they're going to have the update on the investigation into the shooting and they're going to hear if those involved in the aftermath of the columbine and virginia tech tragedies. >>> and talks of cushing gun violence continue in baltimore today. a force will meet and look at regulating gun access to people with mental illnesses. >>> maryland's health enterprise zone initiative is being unveiled today. reduce disparities among racial and ethnic minority populations and also improve health care access to communities. >>> the man behind the voice of peanuts' character char rhee brown is in -- charlie brown is in jail. peter robbins is accused of stalking and making death threats to his ex-girlfriend and to a plastic surgeon. >>> and we should get more details coming up about the investigation into boeing's 787 dreamliner. the national transportation safety board has been testing the plane's batteries. one of them caught fire in an empty dreamliner back in boston last month
on this thursday morning. that is a life hook at hampton -- look at hampton. it's a dusting and a very dry sandy style snow. we referred to it as a sweeping snow not a shoveling snow but as it packs with cars driving over on the untreated roadways it could create icy conditions. give yourself some extra time as you head out today. and as you would expect a number of school delays for you on this thursday morning. baltimore county on a two hour delay as are anne arundel county and a number of others. but anne arundel county has no half day programs today. you see howard, frederick, carol counties all on a two hour delay. baltimore city schools they have come in on a two hour delay. queen anne's county public schools are closed. kent county schools on a two hour delay. we'll have a full list for you at abc2news.com, also on facebook and twitter through the course of the morning keeping you ahead of what's going on. a number of school delays out there as a result of that snow. >>> well, with it being so cold, you need to keep yourself and your family very protected from these bitterly cold conditio
's a military purpose. >> the lawmakers say the shooting at sandy hook elementary school show that assault weapons need to be banned. >> a number of the police who came to newtown said to me we could not have stopped that shooter. even with the body armor we were wearing with that kind of assault weapon. >> but vice president bind downplayed the need for an assaults weapons ban thursday. he said those weapons are only used in a small percentage of crimes. >> i'm much less concerned, quite frankly, about what you'd call an assault weapon than i am about magazines and the number of rounds that can be held in a magazine. >> and even sponsors of the bill acknowledge an assaults weapons ban is a tough sell on capitol hill. >> we owe it to our constituents and our country to try. >> the nra calls the feinstein bill a wrongheaded approach and says gun bans don't work. now, the original passage of the assault weapons ban in 1994 is blamed for costing the democrats, both the control of both the house and the senate because they supported it. so you can see, anne-marie, just how tough this battle is
annual polar bear plunge at sandy point beach. this is video from last year's event. today some of the offices in the area will close early to participate in the corporate plunge and tomorrow it's plunge fest 2013. it is a very quick swim in the chesapeake bay. all to raise money for a great cause, the expect olympics maryland. those attending are asked to show up to show off their purple pride. >> he has his priorities in the right place because he will takpart in other events for special olympics but something is coming up next week. if you've done one of those, they are great to see and it's a great program, but it's painful. >> cold for three weeks after whether you are in new orleans or not. >> we have been cold for the past couple days here. >> we have been frigid here and we will do it all over again today. but this time we will throw in moisture with it. so not a whole lot. we will have the clipper that's coming down from canada and -- an alberta clipper. it's a quick moving system and it will dove 1 to 2 in-- drop 1 to 2 inch of know -- inch of snow. if you can't get ba
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